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(How long) would Earth's atmosphere last without a global magnetic field?

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Is climate chaotic?

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What causes bottom water to rise?

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What can we learn by studying lunar atmospheric tides?

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Why are weather kites no longer used (much) operationally?

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To what accuracy and precision do we know the volume of the Earth?

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How do I explain why the Tibetan plateau is colder than lowlands at similar latitudes?

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Why were no interferometers launched on weather satellites between the '69-'72 IRIS-D and the 2002-onward AIRS?

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Have there been any attempts to measure profiles through deep convective systems using dropsondes?

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Why do those glaciers form on the lee side of the mountains?

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Why are methane spectroscopic parameters harder to determine and relatively poorly known, compared to other Earth trace gases?

11 votes
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Are the elements of an averaging kernel matrix always centered on the diagonal, or can they be exclusively off-diagonal in rare cases?

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1 answer
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What methods exist for remote profiling of oceanic columns?

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Why is there no High-Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder (HIRS) on Metop-C?

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Are there any quantities defined analogically to the virtual temperature, but for other gases?

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Can overshooting tops enter the stratosphere, or will they rather push the tropopause upward?

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What factors determine the height of the turbopause?

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Are Argo probe data used for numerical weather prediction (NWP)?

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Is there a way to tell whether land is cleared from forest, or naturally bare?

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Can the forecast N+1 days ahead be more certain than the forecast N days ahead?

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322 views

Why is the upper atmosphere brighter than the lower atmosphere in some photos from space?

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Why does the OSCAR database describe Landsats fire identification as "daylight only"?

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Why are Nowcasting SAF daytime products apparently truncated at solar angles of 20° (rather than the documented 10°)?

3 votes
2 answers
147 views

What is a breadboard (retrieval) algorithm in the context of geophysical satellite retrievals/remote sensing?

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How do I read IASI GDS L1C in Python?

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Is a Gumpe the same as a plunge pool or stream pool?